Friday, February 01, 2013

IRS Preparer Registration Issues

Here is a link to a story outlining the current legal mess concerning the IRS attempt to license and regulate tax preparers:

http://www.accountingtoday.com/news/Congressman-IRS-Explain-Contradictory-Tax-Preparer-Regulation-Guidance-65565-1.html?ET=webcpa:e6649:131142a:&st=email

The quick summary: the IRS has been forcing preparers to register with this program for two years, and the Courts have now said it's illegal.